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May 18, 2022 Statement
"Our subcommittee has heard from several major CJS agencies about their fiscal year 2023 funding requests, and we will now hear from Members representing the American people about their priorities within the programs and agencies funded in our bill."
May 18, 2022 Statement
"I am pleased to welcome each of you to the Legislative Branch Member Day hearing. It’s very important that the Subcommittee hear the concerns of our fellow legislators and members of the public before we begin to work on marking up our fiscal year 2023 subcommittee bill."
May 18, 2022 Statement
"These are important investments that will better enable the National Park Service to understand and adapt to the significant challenges it faces in the 21st century so that it can meet its mission for future generations."
May 18, 2022 Statement
"Our time today provides us with an opportunity to focus on how we can work together to fulfill the IRS’s mission to provide American taxpayers with top quality service and enforcing tax laws with integrity and fairness for all."
May 18, 2022 Statement
"As all the Services have said in these hearings, and I assume the Navy and Marine Corps will say today, that the most valuable asset they have is their people. Well, the recruitment, retention, comfort, health, protection, and readiness of those people starts with MilCon.Reducing military construction funding, when there is an overwhelming backlog of required priorities, is not only a threat to our nation’s security, but is also just bad government." 
May 18, 2022 Statement
"We must better understand what the Navy is doing to ensure Sailors, Marines, and their families have the support they need to do the extraordinary job we ask of them." 
May 18, 2022 Statement
"We look forward to discussing how the FTC will use these funds effectively to support its consumer protection and competition work – including important initiatives that I have long supported like increasing consumer rights to repair the things that they own."
May 18, 2022 Statement
"I look forward to today’s discussion of the President’s Budget Request for TSA, and in particular the need to reform TSA’s pay structure and provide protections for employees which are equivalent to the rest of the federal workforce."
May 17, 2022 Statement
"This legislation will provide FDA urgently needed resources to address the shortage, to prevent fraudulent products from entering the marketplace, and to help acquire better data on the situation in the marketplace. To prevent shortages from happening again, we will strengthen the workforce focused on formula issues and increase FDA inspection staff."
May 17, 2022 Statement
"We look forward to a robust discussion about how these funding increases will be used to benefit the public, including combating the inflation that is hitting so many Americans right in their checkbooks."

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